Air New Zealand’s first flight to Tasmania in more than two decades has taken off from Auckland Airport, Stuff reports. A karakia was performed at the boarding gate, before a stirring performance by the Modern Māori Quartet. It’s been a historic week for travel, with the trans-Tasman bubble opening and Air New Zealand now starting a new route to the island state. Hobart is the tenth Australian destination the airline intends to operate quarantine-free flights with.